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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954

News and Upcoming Events

NSU to host ITPalooza 2015

NSU is once again proud to be hosting – and participating in – ITPalooza. With more than 2,500 IT professionals, CIOs, user groups, corporate execs and students expected, the 2015 ITPalooza event is expected to be the biggest and best yet. Led by an organizing team of dedicated local IT…

The Qualitative Report has Surpassed One Million Downloads

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce The Qualitative Report (TQR), an NSU online qualitative research journal created by Ron Chenail, Ph. D., has surpassed one million downloads. In 2014 NSU purchased the BEPRESS software to create NSUWorks which allowed TQR to be housed on a platform that provided…

Daylight Saving Time Ends this Saturday

Source: http://www.almanac.com/content/when-does-daylight-saving-time-end Before you go to bed on Saturday night, remember to “fall back” by setting your clocks back one hour. (The exceptions to DST are Arizona, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.) Did you know? Credit for Daylight Saving Time belongs to Benjamin Franklin, who first suggested…

CAHSS to Host Guest Art Show “Self-Discovery” Featuring Kyoto Matsuyama, Oct. 27

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will host a guest art show titled, “Self-Discovery,” featuring artist Kyoto Matsuyama. The exhibition will be held in Gallery 217, located in the Performing and Visual Arts wing of the Don Taft University…

NSU Enrollment and Student Services Dollar and Sense Newsletter

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of the Dollar$ and $ense student newsletter.  This newsletter provides students with information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines, and more. The newsletter is available on the NSU financial…

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Leader Visits NSU

Pamela Crilley, D.O., chair, Department of Medical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), and chief of medical oncology at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia, recently visited Nova Southeastern University and spoke with first and second-year students at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Crilley provided a unique perspective,…

Free Diabetes Education Series – Participants Needed

Do you or someone you know have Type 2 Diabetes?  Take better control today and join a free diabetes self-management education series sponsored by an NSU Quality of Life Grant. This program offers information on nutrition, lifestyle, medications, exercise, and motivation techniques through an inter-professional approach. Participants get to follow…

NSU President Published in Chronicle of Higher Education

  NSU President Dr. George Hanbury’s review of Frank Bruni’s book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania” was published in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “What I’m Reading” column. In the article, President Hanbury discusses what he feels are the keys to…

CAHSS Hosts Meetings for Mock Trial and for Students Interested in Law School, Sept. 29

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will host three meetings for undergraduate students interested in joining the NSU Mock Trial Team, and for those students interested in law school. Mock Trial Flyer Law School Flyer “Applying to Law School” information seminar it is free and open to…

OHR hosts Healthy Dessert Competition

The Office of Human Resources held their 1st Annual Healthy Dessert Competition and would like to issue a challenge to other departments to follow suit. The purpose of the event was to encourage and demonstrate that healthier dessert options do exist. For more information, click here Healthy-Dessert-Competition-Press-Release-2015.pdf    

Broward County Public Schools’ First Annual College Fair, Oct. 20

As the process of applying to and selecting a college becomes more and more competitive and complex, students and parents need all the help and information they can get. Attending a college fair is the best way to gather information about colleges and universities. Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) 2015…

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Hosts 18th Annual Cervantes Awards Ceremony, Oct. 27

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and its Hispanic Advisory Board will recognize more than a dozen distinguished educators throughout Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, October 27th during the 18th Annual Cervantes Awards Ceremony. The event, which will be held at the Miami Airport Hilton, will award…

Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship to Host “Entrepreneurs Who Make a Social Impact” Sept. 29

Two business entrepreneurs who are making a global social impact, David Auerbach, founder and CEO of Sanergy, and Clifford Morris, founder and president of Florida Organic Aquaculture, will be speaking to students, faculty and guests at Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Hosted by the…

NSU to Host Kickoff for National Give Kids A Smile Day Program

The ADA (American Dental Association) Foundation recently announced that NSU will serve as the kickoff location for the national 2016 Give Kids A Smile program in February. “We’re thrilled,” said Dr. Linda C. Niessen, dean of NSU College of Dental Medicine. “The students already have plans to make the program…

Get your 2016 Parking Decal

The 2016 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community. Please download the new 2016 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through…

NSU hosts Trial Advocacy Summer Institute

A five-day intensive program, Trial Advocacy Summer Institute (TASI), was recently held at the Shepard Broad College of Law. The 28 law students who attended were given an introduction to basic skills needed to try basic cases. Students practiced incrementally throughout the week learning how to develop a case theory, then practicing opening…

Shark Dining returns to Regular Operating Hours

Shark Dining is excited to welcome new and returning students to Nova Southeastern University!  Regular hours of operation have resumed.  The campus dining map (above) will guide you to all dining destinations and share our hours of operation for the semester.  Please be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram…

Shark Store Opens in Taft University Center

NSU’s Shark Store has officially opened in the Don Taft University Center!  The Shark store carries a variety of Shark logo merchandise such as clothing, accessories, and gifts. The Shark Store will be open during select special events and on week days: Monday through Thursday, 10 am – 6 pm,…

More than 100 Students Inducted into Undergraduate Honors Program

The Farquhar Honors College welcomed more than 100 new students into NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program at an induction ceremony on August 23, 2015, at the Don Taft University Center. This marked the first inducted class of the newly established Honors College, which includes undergraduate students of all majors and faculty…

Osteopathic Medical School Class of 2019 Receives Warm Welcome at White Coat Ceremony

On August 9, the class of 2019 NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was officially welcomed into the osteopathic profession at the 35th Annual White Coat Ceremony held at NSU’s Don Taft University Center Arena. For the 248 students comprising the class of 2019, the White Coat Ceremony served as an…

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